List of dance styles

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This is a list of dance styles or genres of dance.

African, West Indian, and African-AmericanEdit

Ceremonial danceEdit

Disco / Electronic danceEdit


Free and improvised danceEdit

Historical danceEdit

Latin / RhythmEdit

Novelty and fad dancesEdit

Social danceEdit

Street danceEdit

Swing danceEdit



Further reading.Edit

  • Carter, A. (1998) The Routledge Dance Studies Reader. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-16447-8
  • Sharp, C. J. (1924) The dance; an historical survey of dancing in Europe. Rowman and Littlefield . ISBN 0-87471-105-3
  • Thomas, H. (2003) The Body, Dance and Cultural Theory. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 0-333-72432-1
  • Feliksdal, B (2003) Modern Tap Dance, ISBN 90-807699-2-4 Bekebooks
  • Feliksdal, B (2004) Jazz Dance Syllabus Jazz, Rhythm, Body and Soul. ISBN 90-807699-4-0 Bekebooks. Amsterdam, Netherlands, Flamenco
  • Feliksdal, B (2009) Urban Dance-Jazzdans, ISBN 978-90-807699-6-0 Bekebooks. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Shipter Fan, B (2009) "Urban Dance-Jazzdans", Bekebooks. Amsterdam, Netherlands